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It is widely known and nearly universally agreed by fans of New Orleans music that Troy Andrews, known as Trombone Shorty, is the most gifted crescent city musician of his generation and a promising beacon in a musical lineage as thick as the roux that has flavored its rich tradition. On his debut solo cd, Backatown, on […]

“AfroBeat is about social, political and cultural literacy. It confronts the geography of world complacency, greed and fear and calls for a trans-formative insubordination.” – Carlos Moore, author of Fela: This Bitch of a Life Fela Kuti is making his resurgent presence felt in popular culture today, 13 years after his untimely death.  The broadway […]

Kristen Toedtman (many have been encouraged to say Tedman) is an artist who’s recent debut cd, “The Fall,” suggests she is a long distance runner who has just hit her stride.  While this cd by itself is a very strong statement, it also holds the promise of much more to come.  Comparisons to other female […]